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Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PFE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PFE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.26, the dividend yield is 3.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PFE was $31.26, representing a -0.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.40 and a 32.74% increase over the 52 week low of $23.55.
PFE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). PFE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.6. Zacks Investment Research reports PFE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.84%, compared to an industry average of -2.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PFE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PFE as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH )
- Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT )
- Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
- iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VHT with an increase of 10.84% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of PFE at 9.94%.